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Homeschool High School - What If Science Isn't Working?

 December 18, 2008 If you have decided on science for this year and it's just not working out, what should you do? It's always hard to decide when to stick with a subject and when to stop and try something else. Jay ..

The Ascent of Man

 October 04, 2008 What separates man from other primates, or indeed other animals? Jacob Bronowski, a mathematician trained in physics, examines the scientific and intellectual history of humankind in his book The ..

The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

 October 01, 2008 The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a process for amplifying very tiny amounts of DNA such that they can be visualized and assessed or used in further scientific processes. PCR is widely used in ..

Apologia Homeschool Science Curriculum Review

 September 29, 2008 Many homeschooling parents become intimidated when it comes to teaching upper level science courses. I have used several different highschool science programs and both my children and I have found ..

Mycobacterium - Tuberculosis and Leprosy - New Problems From ..

 September 08, 2008 Mycobacteria are abundant in soil and water but are more infamous for the diseases that they can cause. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is perhaps the most well known member of the group and is the ..

Microbiology - A Brief Introduction to Microorganisms

 September 05, 2008 Microbiology is the study of “small life" - in other words the study of all living organisms that are too small to be visible with the naked eye and are usually visible only through a ..

Does God Exist? My Grandmother's Rosary

 August 29, 2008 Having faith in God is a really interesting thing for me. I've been through hell and back in my life, and I don't even know how I'm still alive today, still existing, and still here, and sometimes I ..

June 2508 by James Bhumi - A Strong New Voice Has Emerged in ..

 August 09, 2008 It is not uncommon for authors to share their vision of the future using a novel as their platform. It is somewhat less common for that vision to be carefully projected, based on the writer's ..

Interview With By Dr Thienna Ho, Author of "Unlocking the ..

 March 23, 2008 Dr. Thienna Ho was born in Saigon, Vietnam, in April of 1968, just three months after Viet Cong Forces attacked that city during the infamous Tet Offensive. Eleven years later, her family fled ..

"Unlocking the Mystery of Skin Color" by Dr Thienna Ho - Book ..

 March 23, 2008 The first time I truly and really became aware of importance and influence of skin color was when I moved to USA 8 years ago. Growing up in Europe skin color just wasn't an issue, or at least not one .

Self-Destructing Palm Tree Found In Madagascar

 March 11, 2008 The scientists have found a new species of giant self-destructing palm tree growing on the island of Madagascar. According to BBC, the giant tree spends so much energy during its blossoming, that it ..

Another Tale From Mrs C's Biology Class - Animals In The House

 January 29, 2008 Yes, here is another of my high school biology class tales featuring Mrs. C, after all when you e spend three long years in the same classroom you unquestionably accumulate some incredibly ..

A Tale from Mrs. C's Biology Class

 January 27, 2008 Although I eventually ended up studying a biological science like botany in college, biology was not one of my best subjects while in high school. In fact I was so bad at it that I had to take the ..

Plasma-Carbon Symbiosis and Bioplasma Body Fusion

 January 26, 2008 Biologists are beginning to realize that co-operation was just as important as competition in the evolution of life's diversity and resilience. Every cell in the human body contains a mitochondrion ..

10 Amazing Facts about Dinosaurs

 June 15, 2007 We're all familiar with dinosaurs from movies such as Jurassic Park and King Kong, but how much do you really know about dinosaurs? Here are 10 facts about dinosaurs which you can amaze your friends ..

Biology - Birds, An Introduction

 April 15, 2007 Birds evolved from reptilian ancestors in the Jurassic period, 200 million years ago. At the same time, mammals were evolving from a different line of reptilians. The most characteristic feature of ..

What Am I Doing Here!?

 April 15, 2007 One of our great psychological needs is meaning in life. Consequently, we often ask ourselves “why am I here?” However, that’s not a very good question because it leads to ..

The Mater's Voice

 April 10, 2007 I was researching the answer to a parent's question the other day and of course, when I feel a bit inadequate, I source the writings of Mr. Jaffrey. As I searched through his book “Rearing ..

A Question for the Thinking Person

 March 20, 2007 I'd like to ask you a question. Can you name one (1) other health practise - other than Nature Cure - that states their philosophy so succinctly and in accordance with the basic law of cause and ..

Biology - Amphibia, An Introduction

 March 20, 2007 As the name (from Greek, amphibios, meaning ‘having a double life') implies, the amphibia are adapted to move, feed and breathe equally well on land or in fresh water though, in most cases, ..

Biology - Characteristics of Insects - An Introduction

 February 08, 2007 There are about a million species of insect and many more yet to be discovered. They include, for example, ants, bees, wasps, beetles, butterflies, dragonflies and fleas. They range in size from ..

Manifesting Success Is A Scientific Endeavor

 January 25, 2007 I have spent considerable time studying the “create your own reality" gurus. The ones I mention in this article are not necessarily the best, as I think that different personalities are ..

Biology - Insect Life-Cycles - Butterflies

 January 08, 2007 Butterflies and moths belong to a group of insects which undergo complete metamorphosis. This means that there is a drastic change in form during the course of their life cycle which passes through ..

The Honey Bee Organization

 January 02, 2007 Origin of the three types of bee. The workers build three types of cell. Worker cells predominate. Drone cells are fewer and slightly larger. Queen cells are still larger and quite different in ..

The Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)

 January 02, 2007 The honey bee (Apis mellifera) lives in colonies of many thousand individuals which live in a hive (an artificially constructed ‘nest’). There are three types of honey bee: queens, drones and .

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